UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

  • Jolie to sell jewelry line to fund overseas schools April 2, 2013

    Los Angeles: Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewelry line going on sale this week that she helped to design, celebrity website E! News reported on Monday. Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for...
  • Pak: 3 killed in blast near UNHCR office September 3, 2012

    Islamabad: An explosivesladen car rammed a vehicle leaving the US Consulate in Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at least three persons and injuring over a dozen others, including foreigners. The incident occurred a short distance from the US Consulate and an office of the United Nations High Commissioner...
  • Delhi HC frees 65 Pak detainees, allows to stay April 28, 2011

    New Delhi: A total of 65 Pakistani nationals, detained for staying in India without valid documents, would be released from jail and allowed to live in Delhi for three months after the Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to the submissions of the UNHCR, which has granted them refugee status. Petitioner...